The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Sage products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Sage over the 3 months to 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are NOT representative of contractor rates within Sage Group PLC.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sage
Rank 240 226 254
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +28
Contract jobs citing Sage 3 5 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.033% 0.057% 0.050%
As % of the Vendors category 0.070% 0.12% 0.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 1
Average daily rate
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£375 £438 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% +75.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £369 £208
% change year-on-year
-5.08% +77.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £12.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -35.13%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £31.25 £19.25
% change year-on-year
-48.80% +62.33%
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England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the South East region.

Vendors Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
4289 4263 4964
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 46.75% 48.95% 50.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 2207 2172 2134
Average daily rate £363 £365 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.68% +4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £223 £218 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 275 250 300
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -10.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.32 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £37.50 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £18.50 £18.75
% change year-on-year
+2.70% -1.33%

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Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Sage across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Sage Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Sage
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Sage across the South East region.

Sage Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Sage
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Sage across the South East region.

Sage Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Sage within the South East region over the 3 months to 1 October 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hampshire - 2 £400 - 1
West Sussex - 1 £350 - 1
Berkshire - - - - 6
Buckinghamshire - - - - 2
East Sussex - - - - 1
Kent - - - -
Middlesex - - - -
Oxfordshire - - - - 1
Surrey - - - -
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England

Sage
Top 26 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East region citing Sage also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Sage.

1 8 (61.54%) CRM
1 8 (61.54%) Microsoft
2 7 (53.85%) Marketing
2 7 (53.85%) Email Marketing
2 7 (53.85%) Zoho
2 7 (53.85%) Spreadsheet
3 4 (30.77%) ERP
3 4 (30.77%) SQL
4 3 (23.08%) Crystal Reports
4 3 (23.08%) Finance
5 1 (7.69%) Manufacturing
5 1 (7.69%) CSS
5 1 (7.69%) HTML
5 1 (7.69%) JavaScript
5 1 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (7.69%) HTML5
5 1 (7.69%) Sage 200
5 1 (7.69%) CSS3
5 1 (7.69%) WebSockets
5 1 (7.69%) Tableau
5 1 (7.69%) jQuery
5 1 (7.69%) Security Cleared
5 1 (7.69%) JSON
5 1 (7.69%) QlikView
5 1 (7.69%) Underscore.js
5 1 (7.69%) AngularJS

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Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East region citing Sage also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Sage. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 7 (53.85%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Sage 200
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (23.08%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (7.69%) QlikView
General
1 7 (53.85%) Marketing
2 3 (23.08%) Finance
3 1 (7.69%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 6 (46.15%) CRM Developer
1 6 (46.15%) Developer
1 6 (46.15%) Systems Developer
2 3 (23.08%) Analyst
2 3 (23.08%) Systems Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Consultant
3 1 (7.69%) Systems Support
3 1 (7.69%) Applications Support
3 1 (7.69%) Technical Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Coordinator
3 1 (7.69%) Project Manager
3 1 (7.69%) IT Support
3 1 (7.69%) QlikView Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) CSS
1 1 (7.69%) HTML
1 1 (7.69%) HTML5
1 1 (7.69%) CSS3
1 1 (7.69%) WebSockets
1 1 (7.69%) jQuery
1 1 (7.69%) JSON
1 1 (7.69%) Underscore.js
1 1 (7.69%) AngularJS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (61.54%) CRM
2 7 (53.85%) Email Marketing
3 4 (30.77%) ERP
4 1 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 4 (30.77%) SQL
2 1 (7.69%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 8 (61.54%) Microsoft
2 7 (53.85%) Zoho
3 1 (7.69%) Tableau